Items Tagged ‘infectious disease’

February 20, 2020

‘People always forget their thumbs.’ Mayo doctor’s late-night TV cameo on handwashing worth another look.

By Karl Oestreich Karl Oestreich

Star Tribune Most of us are flunking handwashing. That’s an important public health message at any time, but especially during the height of the winter influenza season — one complicated by the emergence of COVID-19, the name given to the coronavirus that got its start in Wuhan, China, and has since spread across the world. […]

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Tags: COVID-19, Dr. Gregory Poland, infectious disease, Star Tribune, vaccine specialist


January 10, 2014

Mayo Clinic in the News Weekly Highlights

By Karl Oestreich Karl Oestreich

    January 10, 2013 Mayo Clinic in the News is a weekly highlights summary of major media coverage. If you would like to be added to the weekly distribution list, send a note to Emily Blahnik with this subject line: SUBSCRIBE to Mayo Clinic in the News. Thank you. Karl Oestreich, manager enterprise media relations Meet the Press […]

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September 14, 2009

Artificial Intelligence Helps Diagnose Cardiac Infections

By Kelley Luckstein Kelley Luckstein

Mayo Clinic researchers say that “teachable software” designed to mimic the human brain may help them diagnose cardiac infections without an invasive exam. Those findings are being presented today at the Interscience Conference on Antimicrobial Agents and Chemotherapy (ICAAC) in San Francisco.   “If, through this novel method, we can help determine a percentage of […]

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Tags: cardiac infection, infectious disease


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